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Forecasting Infectious Disease Spread with Web Data
Screen shot of the Wikipedia site. Credit: Stock imageAnonymized social media and other publicly available Web data is improving the ability to forecast emerging infectious disease outbreaks and develop tools that can help health officials as they respond. Read the article.

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